Richard de Redvers, 4th Earl of Devon

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Richard de Redvers, 4th Earl of Devon[1] (died 1193) was Earl of Devon from 1188 until his death and was feudal baron of Plympton in Devon.[2]

He inherited the title on the death of his elder brother Baldwin de Redvers, 3rd Earl of Devon, who died childless. On his own death without issue the title passed to his uncle, William de Redvers, 5th Earl of Devon, third but only surviving son of the 1st Earl.[3]


  1. ^ Cokayne 1916, p. 315.
  2. ^ Sanders, I.J. English Baronies: A Study of their Origin and Descent 1086-1327, Oxford, 1960, pp.137-8, Barony of Plympton
  3. ^ "A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England etc" John Burke


  • Cokayne, George Edward (1916). The Complete Peerage, edited by H.A. Doubleday. IV. London: St. Catherine Press. 

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Peerage of England
Preceded by
Baldwin de Redvers
Earl of Devon
Succeeded by
William de Redvers